Missing teen girl found safe in Murray

UPDATE: Police confirmed just before 9 p.m. Thursday that Leah Samuels was found in Murray and is in good condition.

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TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police in Salt Lake County are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 13-year-old girl last seen in Taylorsville Thursday.

According to the Unified Police Department, Leah Samuels, 13, was last seen near the Utah Youth Village, 1030 West Atherton Drive, around noon on Thursday.

Police said they don’t suspect anything criminal has occurred, but they said they want to find Leah, as she is diabetic and needs certain medications.

Leah is described as being 4-feet, 11-inches tall with blonde hair. She weighs about 125 pounds and was last seen wearing blue pants with floral print, a white/gray flannel shirt with short sleeves and glasses.

Anyone who sees Leah is asked to call police at 801-743-7000.